Who, What, Where
The Women Of The Shore
Showcasing the female trailblazers in and around the North Shore
Long Term Steel Time
2021 Kona Honzo ESD - Full Review
It's one thing riding a hardtail occasionally - but committing to it with riders and trails that are better than you are...
Weekend Warmup 113
Racing shopping carts in North Vancouver, restoring vintage Porsches, Transition owners shred Orcas Island, biking in New Zealand looks fun, surfing the North Shore of Oahu.
Thomas Vanderham Blasts the Blues
While Thomas' wheels might be on the same trail, his riding is on another planet.
Finn Iles - Sound of Speed
Finn Iles is the conductor of an outdoor concert played on two wheels...
Specialized Butcher T9 Tires
T9 is Specialized's new gravity-oriented rubber, and it looks set to usher in a new level of competitiveness in the category for the big S.
Hidden Claim feat. Sam Blenkinsop
Sam Blenkinsop strikes gold in New Zealand’s Central Otago...
Checkers or Wreckers - Miranda Miller Gets RideWrapped
"This bike embodies the Checkers or Wreckers attitude that I need to have a little more of. It was also born from the joke that I simply just wanted to win SOMETHING."
Teardown and Service
Shimano Derailleur Clutch Service
Did you know Shimano's clutch mechanism is serviceable? This service could improve your drivetrain's performance…
Alchemy Bikes Launch the New 2021 Arktos
There are five new models with a mix of mullet and niner wheel sizes to suit any type of riding you might encounter out in the woods...
FORK SMASH-UP & REVIEW
Foxzocchi Z36 Coil GRIP2 VVC
Taking a Marzocchi Z1 Coil to the next plateau with a Fox GRIP2 VVC damper upgrade.
First Impressions Review
2021 Canyon Spectral 29 LTD
Doctor spec on a dentist budget?
MTB Media and Spy Shots
If a media outlet gets hold of an image or information about a new bike long before it's to be released, should that material get published - against the manufacturer's wishes?
SHORE RIDER PROFILE
Getting to Know You: Alex Sinanan
Alex is a long-time rider on the North Shore as well as an entrepreneur. He took some time to answer a few questions and share some thoughts about his experiences as a rider of colour in our community. Thanks Alex!
Deviate Cycles Release the Highlander 150
Deviate Cycles today reveal a new addition to the much praised Highlander range - the Highlander 150
TEARDOWN | REVIEW
SR Suntour TriAir Rear Shock
The TriAir air shock comes in at just North of four bills USD and promises poppy and planted pro-EWS race performance...
It takes a village
To Raise an Athlete (Ride Like A Girl)
Ride Like A Girl is a non-profit female-centric MTB mentorship program
Fidlock Twist Magnetic Bottle System Review
Fidlock's unique approach for attaching a bottle to the bike has numerous benefits that could go beyond mounting where there are no mounts or a clean setup…
SRAM Purchases TIME Sport Pedal Business from Rossignol Group
Time pedals will fall under the SRAM umbrella, while the bike division has been spun off to Cardinal Cycling Group in the latest of a series of strategic acquisitions by the Chicago-based company.
REVIEW | COMPARISON
2021 Transition Spur v. Santa Cruz Tallboy
Long-term review and comparison of two category-bending short-travel mountain bikes – both of which are happy to wrestle a weight class up.
Weekend Warmup #112
A collection of riders gifted with huge amounts of natural talent, budget 4WD off-road builds and fake roost with… a cannon?
Into the Gnar on Hueso Double Black - Remy Metailler and Yoann Barelli Get Rowdy
It's all gas no brakes with Remy and Yoann as they go full send on one of Squamish's gnarliest trails...
The Long Haul
2021 Trek Slash 9.9 XO1 - Full Review
Riding a bike like the Slash over the winter on the North Shore is a rough test scenario, but Trek's newest long travel trail bike has proven up to the task...
SHORE RIDER PROFILE
Shut up and Listen: Sanesh Iyer
We haven't done enough at NSMB to address the lack of racial diversity and representation in mountain biking. Sanesh was kind enough to share some of his experiences and thoughts as a mountain biker of colour on the Shore.